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September 21, 2018 12:00 AM Italy judge jails two in Nigeria oil graft case

MILAN: A Milan court sentenced two defendants in a Nigeria corruption case to jail on Thursday in what is a first ruling on one of the oil industry’s biggest graft scandals. Nigeria’s Emeka Obi and Italian Gianluca Di Nardo were both found guilty of international corruption and each given four-year jail sentences, two sources with knowledge of the ruling 4

September 12, 2018 12:00 AM Google fights French ‘right to be forgotten’ in EU court

BRUSSELS: Google clashed with France in a top EU court on Tuesday arguing it feared for freedom of speech if forced to apply Europe’s "right to be forgotten" principle worldwide. "The court is hearing a wide range of testimonies today, which is highly unusual for a case like this," said a legal source at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, on condition

September 10, 2018 12:00 AM No loan for dams: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said on Sunday that the country will construct the dams through its own resources and will not take loans for this purpose. Talking to a private news channel, he said the prime minister and the Supreme Court have given guarantees that the funds donated by the nation to the dams would be utilised

September 5, 2018 12:00 AM SC orders formation of revenue tribunals in Quetta, Multan

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered the government to immediately establish benches of Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue at Quetta and Multan to provide relief to taxpayers. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial, and Justice Ijazul Ahsan issued the orders while hearing

September 4, 2018 12:00 AM DI Khan lawyers slam life attempt on colleagues

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: The lawyers on Monday observed a complete boycott of court proceedings to protest murder attempt on renowned lawyers Babrak Khan Advocate and his sister Maryam Advocate. The murder attempt had occurred some days ago when an unidentified gunman broke into the house of Babrak Khan Advocate situated on the Dayal Road near Khyber School

August 29, 2018 1:54 AM Intellectuals, rights activists arrested in Indian swoop

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra police raided homes of leading intellectuals and rights activists in a nationwide swoop on Tuesday, arresting several and quizzing some more in a move that their colleagues described as “undeclared emergency”. They said the early morning swoop by police from the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled state was a way of diverting attention 2

August 26, 2018 8:54 AM Advocate Ahmad Saeed Kirmani passes away

Renowned lawyer and worker of the Pakistan Movement Advocate Ahmad Saeed Kirmani passed away in Lahore on Sunday. Advocate Kirmani, who was 95-years-old, had been ill for some time, according to a statement issued by his son, Asif Kirmani, a Senator and PML-N leader. He began his political career as secretary of the Punjab Muslim Student Federation from 1943-47, during 6

August 13, 2018 1:03 PM 15 more suspicious accounts uncovered, FIA tells SC

As the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday resumed hearing of a case pertaining to money laundering through fake bank accounts, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) told the court that 15 more accounts linked to a suspicious account in Summit Bank had been uncovered during its investigation. Earlier, the FIA in its probe had unearthed an account flagged in a Suspicious 5

July 22, 2018 12:00 AM Nawaz, Maryam meet counsels

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz met their counsels in Adiala Jail on Saturday. The legal team comprising Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Haris and Maryam’s lawyer Amjad Pervaiz met Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (R) Safdar in Adiala Jail. According to sources, key legal matters were discussed during 8

July 18, 2018 9:06 AM Zardari, Faryal Talpur removed from ECL

ISLAMABAD: The government has removed names of Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur from the Exit Control List, Geo News reported on Wednesday. The names were removed from the list by the Interior Ministry days after they were placed on it in order to prevent them from leaving the country. Their names were placed on the Exit Control List after 5